Japanese Festival 2011

Sun 16 Oct 2011, 8 - 12 am VJCC From Japanese Cultural Exchange Center in Vietnam: You are invited to the "Japanese Festival 2011″ this Sunday. The festival is organized with 2 parts: the Debate contest in Japanese and the performances. High school and university students and Japanese learners of all levels are encouraged to participate in the contest. The two outstanding participants in the contest will be awarded with a studying tour to Japan for 2 weeks. The purpose of the 1st debate … [Read more...]

Hoi An, Japan cultural festival begins

The 9th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange Festival opened yesterday in the ancient town of Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam. Japanese artists and students from Kim Dong secondary school in Hoi An town held a performance showcasing the friendship between Vietnam and Japan. During the two day event, sport and cultural activities like calligraphy exhibitions, stick pushing competition, boat racing and popular games of Vietnam will take place. On the final night of the festival, a prayer … [Read more...]

Lacquer Artists of Vietnam

Arts of Asia January - February 2002 By Kerry Nguyen Long The development of lacquer as a medium for the artist is one of the more singnificant a chievement in the art world of 20th century Vietnam. Although China produced lacquered folding screens with landscape and traditional decorative imagery, as a medium for the artist lacquer did not hold appeal.This also seems to have been the case in those other countries that have a traditional of lacquer handicaft production. Thus, it was only … [Read more...]